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WhatIsPublicHealth

They work in labs to determine what causes certain diseases and to develop vaccines to protect us from them.  They educate people how to eat more nutritious foods, protect their children from toxic substances, and avoid safety hazards.  They analyze data to better understand how infectious diseases are spread.  They manage health care clinics and nursing homes.  They work for government agencies that monitor the quality of the air we breathe and the water we drink.  They study soil and food s

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Public health is the science, art, and practice of protecting, and improving the health of the population.  Public health involves many different professions that all have one thing in common – they are focused on improving people’s health and protecting people from health risks.

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